The Finnish Geodetic institute (FGI) was established 1918. The FGI was merged into the National Land Survey of Finland 1.1.2015, with the new name Finnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI). The FGI has five departments:
- Geodesy and Geodynamics
- Geoinformatics and Cartography
- Navigation and Positioning
- Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry
- SDI services
The research topics are currently organised in 12 research groups.